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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Summer Sounds: York Summer College Reunion Band

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Jazz music performed by the York College Summer Reunion Band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba Under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Seaside Playground, Queens

7:30 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance, which combines Latin and African dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

A Ray of Elvis

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by one of today's premiere Elvis tribute artists!
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Arts in the Gardens: Prey

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Explore the themes of survival and re-invention in this episodic dance experience.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 6

Celebrate Brooklyn: LeeSaar The Company, Ohad Naharin & Guest Dancers from Batsheva Dance Company

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Props, costumes, and pantomime punctuate their Gaga-inspired movement to form a delightful brand of avant-garde.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Movie Night: The Blackout

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:10 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hip hop rivals Jay Z and Fat Joe with their star studded teams have a basketball championship at Rucker Park. Thousands filled the streets then the lights went out.
Category: Film, Sports, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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